News in Short: Rogers announces prices for Blackberry Torch in Canada; Toshiba recalls multiple laptops

by Knowlton Thomas


Price announced for Blackberry Torch in Canada

Telus and Rogers will both be offering Research in Motion's newest device, the touch-and-keypad Blackberry Torch 9800, in Canada starting September 24. Rogers has announced that it will cost $199 with a 3-year term, the same price as its American counterpart. (Good job, Rogers; now tell Steve about parity currency conversion.)

Toshiba recalls multiple laptops

Toshiba has recalled three laptops this week. There are fears that the power input could overheat, melt the computer's plastic casing, and burn users. The recalled models are the Toshiba Satellite Pro T130, the regular Satellite T130, and the Satellite T130D.

Toshiba of Canada Limited
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

In Canada, Toshiba offers our customers a diverse range of innovative products, systems, and services, coupled with outstanding customer service through four operating divisions: the Consumer Electronics Group, the Information Systems Group, the Office Products Group, and the Medical Systems Group. Consumer Electronics Group The Consumer Electronics Group (CEG) distributes an impressive... more

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Research In Motion (RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, revolutionized the mobile industry with the introduction of the BlackBerry solution in 1999. Since then, BlackBerry products and services have continued to change the way millions of people around the world stay connected. With the launch of BlackBerry 10, we have re-designed, re-engineered and re-invented BlackBerry. Not only... more

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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